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  • McDonald's expands delivery partnership with UberEats

    May 17, 2017 10:03 AM

    NEW YORK - Is the convenience of having a Quarter Pounder and fries delivered to your home or office worth a $5 fee? McDonald's is hoping it will be. The fast-food chain says it's expanding its partnership with UberEats to offer delivery in Chicago, Columbus, Los Angeles and Phoenix. The... more »
  • 2 indicted for Lafayette pizza deliveryman slaying

    April 13, 2017 7:45 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Parish grand jury has indicted two men in the death of a pizza delivery man. News outlets report a grand jury indicted 22-year-old Ferris Martin and 30-year-old Kevin Morrison on Wednesday for first-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old William Kline in December 2016. Police... more »
  • Waitr CEO apologizes for Valentine's Day delivery fail

    February 15, 2017 9:08 PM

    The CEO of popular food delivery app Waitr is apologizing to customers after a busier-than-expected Valentine's Day rush. CEO Chris Meaux issued the apology Wednesday, saying they did not expect as big of a rush for Valentine's Day 2017 and staffed based on last year's orders. "While no... more »
  • Man arrested after accidentally texting officer about drug deal

    January 9, 2017 3:42 PM

    PIERRE PART - Assumption Parish police arrested a drug dealer Monday after he mistakenly texted an officer details about a crystal meth delivery. An Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy received a misdirected message from Dwayne Hebert, 39, in reference to a drug deal in Pierre Part. The officer played along... more »
  • Post Office Christmas delivery deadline is Friday Play Video

    December 20, 2016 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The deadline to pay first-class prices for Christmas present deliveries passed Tuesday. However, people willing to pay extra still have a few days left. Wednesday is the last day letters and packages can be mailed with the United States Postal Service with its Priority Mail service. And... more »
  • 1 small delivery for a man, 1 giant leap for Amazon, drones

    December 14, 2016 3:48 PM

    ATLANTA - Drone delivery has begun. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, along with an Amazon Fire TV stick, left a Cambridge warehouse in the U.K. and 13 minutes later, both were accepted by an Amazon customer, one of two who had agreed to be part of the test... more »
  • Protect your property, track your packages Play Video

    December 13, 2016 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Stealing other people's presents is becoming a not so Merry Christmas tradition. Online shopping may be a wonderful thing, but it's important to track what you have ordered and help prevent your items from being stolen. This time of year, FedEx, UPS and USPS are... more »
  • Post Office resumes delivery service to some in Denham Springs

    August 18, 2016 4:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Postal Service says people who live on accessible roads in Denham Springs can expect mail delivery to resume as soon as Thursday. Customers in the 70706 zip code were directed to pick up their mail at the Baton Rouge Mail Processing Plant on Bluebonnet Road... more »
  • Move to OK commercial drone flights over people

    April 3, 2016 2:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Recommendations sent to the government could clear the way for commercial drone flights over populated areas and help speed the introduction of drone delivery and newsgathering flights. The recommendations come from a group that includes drone manufacturers, companies that want to fly drones, airline pilots and other aviation... more »
  • Police dispatcher delivers baby in parking lot Play Video

    March 7, 2016 10:04 PM

    BAKER - A woman who didn't make it to the hospital Sunday night, delivered her baby in a parking lot with the help of a Baker Police dispatcher. "She had other plans," Courtney Daniels says. The new mother of three experienced a sharp pain and called her parents... more »
  • Accused shooter arrested in pizza driver attack

    November 5, 2015 2:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the 17-year-old suspected of shooting a pizza delivery driver in Baton Rouge early last month. Baton Rouge Police accused Mark Shorter of armed robbery and attempted first-degree murder after his arrest Wednesday. Detectives said Shorter and three other people, 17-year-old Kendell Allen, 17-year-old... more »
  • DeliverBR debuts range of delivery services in Capital Area Play Video

    October 29, 2015 6:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - New Capital Region service delivers anything from a cup of coffee to a full cart of groceries. Anita Tyner dreamed up DeliverBR while under the pressures of being a new mom. "I recognized the need for a delivery service on those days I didn't want to get... more »
  • New arrest made in pizza delivery shooting

    October 16, 2015 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a second suspect this week accused in a robbery and shooting involving a pizza delivery driver. Baton Rouge Police booked 17-year-old Kendell Allen into the parish jail overnight on charges of attempted second-degree murder and armed robbery. The shooting and robbery happened on... more »
  • Teen arrested in pizza delivery shooting

    October 9, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 15-year-old boy has been arrested for their involvement in the robbery and shooting of a pizza delivery driver earlier this month. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said tips called in by concerned citizens led to the teen's arrest. BRPD said on Oct. 1 the... more »
  • Amazon tests Uber-like service for deliveries

    September 29, 2015 2:53 PM

    NEW YORK - Amazon is testing an Uber-like service for delivering its one-hour Prime Now packages that will enlist people to deliver packages for Amazon with their own cars. In order to offer the speedy deliveries Amazon will pay drivers $18- to $25-an hour via its new Amazon Flex program.... more »
  • Fireman delivers child after responding to 911 call Play Video

    September 17, 2015 2:03 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A firefighter will likely be forever remembered by one family after an emergency call here recently. Volunteer firefighter Wayne Birt responded to a call of a woman in labor after midnight Sunday. Soon after he arrived, the mother started to give birth and Birt helped deliver the... more »
  • Wal-Mart to test unlimited shipping service for $50 per year

    May 13, 2015 4:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's widely popular $99 per year Prime service. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the shipping subscription service will cost customers... more »
  • Police say shooter claimed to be delivery man

    March 12, 2015 3:07 PM

    BAKER - Police said a Baker man was shot in his home Thursday morning after someone knocked on his door and claimed to be a delivery driver. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said the shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. on Harding Street. One person was shot, but Knaps... more »
  • Deputies charge man with having drugs around kid

    February 20, 2015 11:34 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after investigators said they found drugs in his home around his 12-year-old daughter, and a package full of marijuana which had recently been delivered to his house. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Munnerlyn on Wednesday after they said he admitted he... more »
  • SpaceX supply ship arrives at space station with groceries

    January 12, 2015 2:13 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - A shipment of much-needed supplies and belated Christmas presents has finally arrived at the International Space Station. The SpaceX company's supply ship, Dragon, pulled up at the orbiting lab early today, two days after lifting off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The previous supply ship - owned... more »
  • Deputies play Santa in Livingston Parish Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies in Livingston Parish will be playing Santa this weekend. Hundreds of gifts were delivered to children across the parish as part of Sheriff Jason Ard's Christmas Crusade. Dozens of deputies battled the rain Friday morning to load up their cruisers with toys donated by the... more »
  • Nubian Kruzers preparing to deliver holiday cheer Play Video

    December 11, 2014 8:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Nubian Kruzer United Motorcycle Club and Capital City Rotary are getting ready to spread Christmas cheer with the 9th annual Christmas Toy Drive and Kruzer Delivery. They need your help this year to reach their goal of collecting over 6,000 toys, but you are running... more »
  • USPS begins Sunday deliveries Play Video

    November 30, 2014 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Postal Service is tacking on an extra day to their schedule because of an expected increase in a volume of packages. Thousands of packages will be delivered throughout Louisiana, and an estimated 470 million packages will be on customer's doorsteps throughout the country. "I... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver killed in New Orleans

    September 22, 2014 7:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old pizza delivery driver. Police were called to investigate a man down in the middle of the street early Monday morning. When officers arrived, police said in a new release they found the unresponsive victim suffering from... more »

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